Color us Amazed

Edgar Medina Melds Mexico and Houston Memories Through Color

The abstract painter's retrospective "La Vida en Colores," viewable online through July 31, was recently on display in the Mexican Consulate.

07/14/2021 By Emma Schkloven

très magnifique

REVIEW: Monet, Matisse, and a Lot of Their Friends

Treasures from the Bemberg Foundation are at the MFAH, their only U.S. stop, through Sept 19.

07/01/2021 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Speed City

Houston's Ange Hillz Speed Painted His Way to a TIME Cover

The Bayou City painter talks passion for bright colors, memorializing George Floyd, and creating a cover for the famous magazine in five hours.

05/14/2021 By Emma Schkloven

A presidential portrait

Go See George W. Bush's Paintings at the Julia Ideson Building

The former president's "Portraits of Courage" traveling exhibit profiles and honors post-9/11 veterans.

02/27/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

OLD MEETS NEW

New MATCH Exhibition Showcases a Modern Twist on Byzantine Iconography

The art exhibition features artist Joni Zavitsanos' mixed media pieces alongside her father's more classical interpretations.

01/23/2020 By Holly Beretto

visual art

Beatriz González Reveals the Politics and Painting of Colombia

The artist's first United States retrospective arrives at the MFAH with a pop of color.

10/29/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Keep Houston Weird

Bill Davenport Is a Houston Art Legend

For three decades, the artist has carried the torch with his warm, wacky pop art creations.

10/03/2019 By Schaefer Edwards

Education

Expand Your Mind With These Classes

These Houston-area continuing education courses will restore your wellbeing and feed your mind, body, and soul.

07/22/2019 By Morgan Kinney, Gwendolyn Knapp, Nicki Koetting, Abby Ledoux, and Laura Furr Mericas

Great Escapes

The Outdoors and Fine Art Collide For an Incredible Labor Day Event in Alpine

En Plein Air will draw painters and art lovers to Big Bend this September.

07/01/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Snack Time

Peep This Cute Dessert Menu, Complete With Painting Classes

The offerings at Honey Art Cafe can't help but fill up Instagram feeds.

08/01/2018 By Catherine Wendlandt

Pinot and Paws

El Gato Wants You to Get Crafty, Drink Wine, and Maybe Make a New Friend

Houston's cat cafe is hosting a paint and wine party.

06/28/2018 By Catherine Wendlandt

Purse Envy

A River Oaks Painting Party Transforms Luxury Bags Into Works of Art

The Vintage Contessa teamed up with Houston artist Hanh Tran for a custom handbag collaboration.

04/26/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Street Art

More Mini Murals Are Coming to a Street Corner Near You

Meet one of the 45 new artists recruited to expand the city's mini mural program.

01/26/2018 By Rony Ortiz Andrade

Visual Art

Two Decades of Work By a Houston Artist, Now on Display at the Rice University Gallery

Mounds, Vegans and Torpedo Boy are all recurring characters in Houston artist Trenton Doyle Hancock’s works

10/02/2017 By Chris Becker

For the children

For a Dose of Culture and Charity, Visit Archway Gallery

Archway Gallery's Ninth Annual Juried Exhibition benefits Casa de Esperanza de los Niños.

07/26/2017 By Julia Gsell

#IGHouston

Take a Tour of Houston's 5 Best Paint Walls and Graffiti Murals

Show your friends on summer vacation what they're missing back home in Houston.

07/20/2016 By Paulina Lelo de Larrea

Visual Arts

The Menil Collection's Francis Alÿs: The Fabiola Project Is a Collector's Dream

Don't miss this awe-inspiring collection of reverent replicas.

06/24/2016 By Leah Rose

Bucket List Art

11 Masterpieces You Can (and Should) See Before You Die

Plus: two you can't.

05/27/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Visual Art

Artist Nicolas Russell Brings Bold Work to ARKA Living

The exhibit features various paintings that combine a mix of bright colors and simplistic shapes.

05/13/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Museum

MFAH’s High Society Showcases Work by Forgotten Painter Franz X. Winterhalter

An underappreciated German portrait artist finally sees his spotlight.

04/11/2016 By Laura Gillespie